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File:The Jack-Knife Man (1920) - 1.jpg|thumb|220px|right|Director King Vidor and author Ellis Parker Butler discussing ''The Jack-Knife Man'', which was being filmed in 1920 '''Ellis Parker Butler''' (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937) was an United States|American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story "Pigs Is Pigs", in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs, which soon start proliferating exponentially. His most famous character was Philo Gubb. His career spanned more than forty years, and his stories, poems, and articles were published in more than 225 magazines. His work appeared alongside that of his contemporaries, including Mark Twain, Sax Rohmer, James B. Hendryx, Berton Braley, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Don Marquis, Will...
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